As a result of urban development and limited space in crowded cities many car parks are being located at the basement of commercial or residential buildings. Enclosed carparks present multiple fire risks due to the compact parking of vehicles, the high level of combustibles and the and require highly reliable fire protection and suppression. The confined space of the enclosed car park
A fire in a parked car can easily spread to other cars parked nearby and spread vigorously endangering the entire building.
Motor vehicles have changed in recent years and modern vehicles present a greater fire hazard than previously as they contain more flammable parts such as plastic. The risen popularity of electric and hybrid vehicles poses different threats and challenges safety due to their use of lithium-ion batteries and need for charging points.
The characteristics of the enclosed car park can lead to large amount of smoke accumulation limiting visibility and make escaping difficult.
For ensuring safety in car parks, VID Fire-Kill has developed the